Architects – Daybreaker

I’m pretty sure that everyone that is at least a bit into metalcore has heard of Architects before as they have managed to establish themselves in the scene quite well, at the latest in 2009 with their album Hollow Crown. In 2011 they released The Here And Now which was quite different from the aforementioned […]

Dead Boy Dreaming – ALCP

Which one of you guys still remembers the Luxembourgish extreme metal combo Dead Boy Dreaming? Well, I do and it’s a shame that this band and its music, after they split up, faded away from people’s minds. I remember seeing them live during one of the Emergenza festivals nearly ten years ago and I also […]

Adestria – Chapters

This is my first review for El Gore and I’m not entirely sure what I’m doing; so bear with me here. The record I decided to write about is the debut album Chapters of the rather unknown metalcore band Adestria. At first you might think that Adestria is just your generic “more breakdowns please” metalcore […]

Heartbeat Parade – Burning Nantucket! EP

Well, what do we have here? Is it Postrock? Posthardcore? Instrumental Mathrock? Or everything together? Heartbeat Parade have been causing some noise for over two years now in the Luxembourgish music scene. Their Burning Nantucket! EP gives us a preview of what’s about to happen on their first long player scheduled for later this year. Postrock […]

Defy The Laws Of Tradition – Till Death Us Part

Defy the Laws of Tradition’s debut Till Death Us Part from 2009 is by far not a typical breakdown-infected, faceless and boring metalcore record like most of ‘em are. Philipp Treiber (guitar/vocals) told me that his father had a big musical influence on him by making him familiar with bands like Grateful Dead, Frank Zappa but also […]